DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, COMMUNITY MEDICINE and FAMILY MEDICINE
The Department of Public Health/Community Medicine and Family Medicine is one of the departments of the Faculty of Medicine at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) which runs postgraduate studies in addition to the ongoing undergraduate courses. Through its graduate studies, the department aims at improving the quality of life and health status of the community through disease prevention and health promotion. In agreement with the Ministry of Health health care centers are affiliated with the Department. These centers, among others, are utilized as training facilities for students of the graduate degree programs.
Courses to Medical Students By Department of Public Health, Community Medicine and Family Medicine
The department of public health of the faculty of medicine at JUST contributes a total of 20.5 credit hours teaching to undergraduate medical students via 6 courses that are summarized below. In addition the department contributes in the teaching of the 9 system-based modules in the 2nd and 3rd yearsc of the medical curriculum.